Boston, MA (Sports Network) - The Boston Bruins have signed forwards Daniel
Paille and Chris Bourque.
Paille inked a three-year extension through the 2014-15 season that is worth
$1.3 million annually, while Bourque agreed to a two-year deal through
2013-14. Bourque's pact is a two-way contract for 2012-13 and a one-way deal
the following year.
The 28-year-old Paille has spent the past three seasons in Boston and last
year notched nine goals with six assists for 15 points in 69 games. He has 25
goals and 22 assists in 186 regular-season games for Boston, helping the
franchise to the Stanley Cup title last spring.
Prior to joining the Bruins, Paille spent two full seasons and parts of two
others with Buffalo. He was acquired from the Sabres in October 2009 for a
In 381 NHL regular-season games, Paille has 60 goals and 64 assists. He also
has four goals and five assists in 46 playoff games.
Bourque, the son of Bruins legend Raymond Bourque, spent the 2011-12 season
with Washington's American Hockey League affiliate in Hershey and led the
league in scoring with 93 points in 73 games.
The 26-year-old Bourque has one goal and three assists in 33 NHL games with
Washington and Pittsburgh.
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